A man was killed in a vehicle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway Friday.

WataugaOnline.com reports Kurt Klein, age 61, of Duluth Georgia, was traveling northbound on the Parkway near mile marker 306, when his vehicle left the roadway and crossed into the Grandfather Mountain Overlook and hit a tree.

National Park Service dispatchers received the call around 6:30 Friday evening.

According to the report, National Park Service Rangers said Klein was the only passenger in the vehicle, and Klein was pronounced dead at the scene.